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Passion
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The happiness in this life does not consist of being devoid of passion, but mastering them.

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Do what you love. Know you own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.

- Thoreau, Henry David
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This duality has been reflected in classical as well as modern literature as reason versus passion, or mind versus intuition. The split between the conscious mind and the unconscious. There are moments in each of our lives when our verbal-intellect suggests one course, and our hearts, or intuition, another.

- Ornstein, Robert E.
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Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion, history, art, and romance would be useless.

- Honore de Balzac
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I passionately hate the idea of being with it. I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.

- Orson Welles
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On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.

- Pope, Alexander
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There is in most passions a shrinking away from ourselves. The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.

- Hoffer, Eric
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There's something amazing about the passion of youth and its power to sustain. If there's a more powerful energy source, I don't know about it.

- Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata
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Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.

- Dean Koontz
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I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived

- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.

- Honore de Balzac
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The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.

- Johnson, Samuel
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In the domain of Political Economy, free scientific inquiry meets not merely the same enemies as in all other domains. The peculiar nature of the material it deals with, summons as foes into the field of battle the most violent, mean and malignant passions of the human breast, the Furies of private interest.

- Marx, Karl
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A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self-knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results.

- Benjamin Disraeli
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Three passions simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life; the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

- Russell, Bertrand
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We eagerly get hold of a law that serves as a weapon to our passions.

- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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The passions often engender their contraries.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.

- Niccolo Machiavelli
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Perhaps his might be one of the natures where a wise estimate of consequences is fused in the fires of that passionate belief which determines the consequences it believes in.

- Eliot, George
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The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.

- Sayers, Dorothy L.


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